Laurent Colombant
Business Development Manager Fraud solution EMEA

Laurent Colombant is the EMEA solution lead for the Continuous Controls solution for Procurement, T&E, insider and HR fraud. He has been working in the fraud and compliance IT solutions space for over 18 years.

Laurent has been helping customers tackle financial crime using NLP, ML and analytics since 2000. After focusing on sanctions screening, anti-money laundering, payment fraud and terrorist cell financing he is now working to address Continuous Controls for SAS customers. This includes P2P, T&E, Know Your Supplier and Insider fraud modus operandi.

Prior to joining SAS, Laurent worked on sanctions screening and halt of business for Tier 1 banks using lexical AI. He managed a subsidiary of Temenos specialized in scanning and checking SWIFT messages.

He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan and a joint degree in linguistics, econometrics and computing from the University of Montreal

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Speaker engagements

2020Unmasking the enemy within: why organisations fail to spot procurement fraudOn-Demand webinarSAS
2020Assurer l’intégrité continue des processus d’approvisionnement grâce à l’analytique et à l’intelligence artificielleOn-Demand webinarSAS
2020Uncover procurement risks early using machine learning and AIOn-Demand webinarSAS
2019Practical Feedback: artificial intelligence at the service of the fight against corruptionBrussels- Fight against CorruptionCreobis (Business Information and Seminars)
2018Continuous Compliance Monitoring Using Advanced Analytics • Identifying collusions and corruption18th Fraud and Corruption Forum
Thought Leader Global
2017Breakout Session: Fighting Fraud: Uncover procurement risks earlier than ever. Prevent financial losses. Protect your reputation.AmsterdamSAS Analytics Experience